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What's the Word on the Street?

  • This Thursday May 9th is Bike To Work Day. Commute by bike and celebrate with 1,000 others at our Oakland City Hall - Frank Ogawa Plaza festivities in the morning (7-9:30am). Our mega-Energizer Station is filled with music, a transportation fair, and free pancake breakfast for those who pedal in. More details here.
  • Our special guest, Oakland A's Stomper, will join a pedal pool at 7:30am at Fruitvale BART! And our pachyderm friend will be bicycling in with City Councilmembers Gallo, Thao, Taylor, Reid (tentative), and friends in to Frank Ogawa Plaza.
  • Pedal with our elected officials from 6 different locations in the city to city hall, and let them know you love our Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community, and support better, safer, more connected bikeways. Here are all the starting times and locations:
D1: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital of Oakland (Councilmember Dan Kalb) Start at 7:15 AM
D2: Grand Lake Ace Hardware (Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, School Board Member Aimee Eng) Start at 7:15 AM
D3: CA Hotel @ 34th & San Pablo (Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan, Lynette Gibson-McElhaney – tentative) Start at 7:20 AM
D4: Laurel Cyclery (Councilmember Sheng Thao) Start at 7:00 AM
D5: Fruitvale BART Bike Station (Councilmember Noel Gallo, Oakland A’s Stomper) Start at 7:30 AM
D6/D7: MLK Library at 6833 International  (Councilmembers Loren Taylor, Larry Reid -tentative) Start at 7:00 AM
We keep the WOBO fire alive because there is joy, health, and happiness when walking and bicycling are Safe, Accessible, Easy, and Fun.  Email us if you'd like to try on a leadership role on our all-volunteer Board. Check out our current roster of Boardies.  We have serious fun.
From now through May 31, 2019, use this email to shop at the Columbia Employee Store (1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 1010 in Richmond), and 10% of sales on eligible items go to WOBO! Only WOBO subscribers get this deal through email. But you get to bring 4 friends. 
10% Donation via Columbia Employee Store
WOBO's Official 2019 Swag
Now is a great time to become a WOBO member or renew your annual membership. We're giving every member who signed up in 2019 a WOBO Tubie! It's a headwear, face mask, wrist band, snot rag, and more, all in one hot pink goodness.  
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Our Women Bicycling workshops will knock your socks off: Join the May 12 Cyclofemme ride to the Bridge Yard and Treasure Island or June 22-23 Bike Camping in Coyote Hills in Fremont. Or both.
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